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Sr. Operations Analyst

Company: AmesburyTruth
Location: Owatonna
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Operations Analyst, reporting to the Plant (Ops) Controller, for a specialized manufacturing company, that generates $550MM in gross revenues with 2,500 associates. AmesburyTruth is North America's leading service provider of engineered components, products, and solutions for the window and door industry. Our vision is to make every home and building in North America better. Our mission is to create long term value for our shareholders, customers, employees, families, suppliers and communities through a culture of innovation, empowerment and trusted results, and providing the broadest, highest quality product portfolio in the industry.

  • Provides financial support for the Owatonna, MN and Brampton, Ontario facilities of AmesburyTruth, in North America.
  • This position is responsible for contributing to effective accounting, reporting and costing by providing timely and accurate information for financial statement reporting and assisting the plant Controller and management in sound decision-making.
  • Major areas of involvement include inventory, product costing, budgeting/forecasting, production reporting, providing analyses on improving operational performance, capital asset expenditure processes and monthly financial reporting and performance metrics.Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Support development of effective forecasts and budgets
    • Provide monthly variance analysis and retrieve data, in support of completing results packages
    • Prepare and analyze weekly material, labor and overhead spending reports and work with manufacturing to understand root causes of variances to standards
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly forecast projections, for all items, from sales thru gross margin
    • Work with customers to help determine payback, return and breakeven on capital requests and aid in filling out Capital Expense Requests (CERs)
    • Follow up with a review to determine if anticipated improvements from CER's are coming true
    • Work with manufacturing leaders to develop and maintain KPI reporting
    • Participate in manufacturing planning, logistics and operations from a financial aspect
    • Maintain an understanding of the costs of manufactured products of multiple types across several locations and implications to the business
    • Support Operations on projects and activities focused on reducing costs in key operations, validate and track related savings
    • Support the sales team with retaining current business and gaining new market share thru various pricing and costing options
    • Support the HR team, with costing information, for proposed wage and incentive programs
    • Work in parallel with the costing group to set labor and overhead standards annually
    • Assist as requested with ad hoc projects and analysis#atsjKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • Attention to detail, deadline-oriented with strong analytical skills and ability to problem solve
      • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
      • Accuracy in work and thoroughness
      • Strong customer service mindset
      • Team player, who is able to work across multiple functions and can take an enterprise view, beyond an individual site or plant
      • Results oriented with a sense of urgency and the ability to work under deadline pressures
      • Excellent time management skills
      • Ability to balance multiple tasks and projects with changing priorities
      • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally (in person or by telephone) and in writing, with the ability to work independently, as well as cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and third partiesQualifications/Prior Experience:
        • Undergraduate in Finance or Accounting required
        • Advanced degree or additional years of experience preferred
        • 5+ years financial business experience required
        • Experience supporting manufacturing operations
        • Experience working in a manufacturing oriented ERP environments along with such tools as Hyperion and HFM

Keywords: AmesburyTruth, Minneapolis , Sr. Operations Analyst, Professions , Owatonna, Minnesota

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